Man charged over Trafford Park forklift death

A man has been charged over the death of a Greater Manchester teenager who was crushed by a forklift truck.

James Renton, 28, of Wedgewood Road, Swinton, has been charged with gross negligence manslaughter.

Niall Page, 17, from Irlam, suffered crush injuries as a result of an incident with a forklift truck at an industrial unit in Trafford Park on 3 February 2011, said police.

Mr Renton is due before Manchester Magistrates' Court on 29 February.

Greater Manchester Police said he was an employee of the same company as the teenager.

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